Mio Monte is a large, sophisticated home that showcases modern Australian architecture with a Tuscan twist. Mio Monte is Italian for ‘My Mountain’ and looks across the vine-filled valley to Mt Broke.
The open-plan dining and living areas are framed by full-length windows and sliding doors that open onto a long alfresco verandah with views across the vineyard to the mountains.
A stone fireplace, library and sitting room, outdoor BBQ/Pizza oven areas and a pool offers plenty of opportunity for a relaxing getaway. Mio Monte's two wings house three bedrooms each with newly renovated bathrooms. The seventh bedroom is loft style upstairs, with access to the main bathroom facilities.
Mio Monte has been a favourite Hunter Valley accommodation destination for many guests over the years, and provides ample space for guests to unwind and enjoy themselves.
Secluded Rock View is a spacious home perched above the iconic Pooles Rock landmark with views to the mountains. This spacious retreat is perfect for carefree escapes with family and friends.
With an emphasis on space and function there are views across the vineyard from the front porch whilst the newly installed private pool in the back enjoys a bush setting with spectacular views to Yellow Rock.
Surrounded by kangaroos and wallabies, Rock View is positioned nearby the enclosed vegetable garden and guests are encouraged to fossick and enjoy the fresh herbs and vegetables
Rock View's adjoining living areas with an open fireplace and kitchen are perfect for a winter night in, whilst the outdoor alfresco area with its 10-seater dining table is very popular in the warmer months. Guests can cook their own homemade pizzas in the outdoor pizza oven while enjoying the warmth of the firepit.
Villa Vino is the newest addition to Winmark Wines estate, and is perfect for those seeking the blissful tranquillity, privacy and intimacy of tiny space living. The divinely designed ‘villa’ is framed by windows allowing the views to be fully embraced. Sip Winmark Chardonnay in the cosy outdoor area with firepit whilst soaking in the views across the vineyard, and the setting sun on the mountains. A shared pool is available close by for cooling down on those warm days.
Spend the night under the pitched roofline, with a stunningly appointed open room with queen bed and sitting for two. An outdoor kitchen with pizza oven, BBQ and fridge allows you to cook a romantic candlelit dinner, with the stars the only distraction.
An ensuite bathroom pod is attached to Villa Vino, with quality towels and Appelles toiletries keeping you gloriously indulged. A coffee pod machine and tea and toast making facilities will see you sipping coffee whilst the kangaroos nibble on nearby grass. With the Broke Fordwich wine trail literally at your doorstep, this is a getaway that provides the perfect combination of privacy and adventure.
The Residence is at the heart of this impressive estate. Designed for the ultimate getaway experience, this is a guesthouse of distinction.
Owner Karin Adcock’s love of interiors and travel is represented in every corner - Asian antiquities sit beside Aboriginal artwork along with indigenous African artefacts. This is a home where every detail and finish has been personally selected to welcome guests to relax in comfort.
An elegant open plan living area incorporates two generous lounge areas, intricate two-way sandstone fireplace, dining room and executive kitchen.
The generous covered alfresco area is enclosed by wisteria, and overlooks the private tennis court and private pool, as well as the stunning perennial and rose garden by designer Paul Bangay.
The tastefully themed ‘Africa Room’, with its tribal drums and vineyard memorabilia, is surrounded by floor-to-ceiling glass sliding doors to showcase the panoramic views of the vineyard and distant mountains, and can be opened up in summer or enjoyed in the depths of winter by the fireplace.
Owner Karin Adcock has fully renovated Winmark’s existing accommodation with an artful eye, transforming it into one of the area’s premier destinations.
Each of the four guesthouses showcase their own unique character, and hold furnishings and artworks collected from travels across the globe, and all make the most of the breath-taking mountain and vineyard views.
The grounds are a wonderland of their own; sculptures, overflowing rose garden, dams and natural landmarks of historical significance dot the landscape.
Set against the beauty of Yellow Rock state forest, surrounded by Sculptures and with the Cellar Door and Art Gallery onsite, this is a place to completely unwind and truly connect with wine, art and nature.
With four properties, 3 pools, 2 tennis courts and alfresco areas, Winmark can accommodate 34 guests.